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  • Missouri judge rules officials can't tell voters photo ID required to cast ballot

    10/09/2018 8:15:25 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/09/18 | BRETT SAMUELS
    A Missouri judge on Tuesday ruled that state election officials can no longer spread materials that indicate voters must provide a photo ID in order to cast a ballot, Reuters reported. The news outlet reported that Judge Richard Callahan, who sits on the Cole County Circuit Court, ruled that the materials must also specify other forms of identifications that voters can show. He additionally wrote that state authorities can't require people who are otherwise qualified to vote to sign a sworn statement. The ruling effectively blocked a portion of Missouri's voter identification law one month before November's midterm elections. Priorities...
  • Supreme Court allows North Dakota to enforce voter ID laws

    10/09/2018 3:38:04 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/09/18 | LYDIA WHEELER
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to toss out an appeals court order that allows North Dakota to enforce its voter ID requirement during the 2018 elections. The request to toss out the order came from a group of Native American residents who are challenging a new state law that requires voters to present identification that includes a current residential street address. The challengers argued the new rule disenfranchises a disproportionate share of the population because many Native American voters live on reservations with no street addresses. The District Court agreed and temporarily blocked the state secretary from enforcing the...
  • The cast of West Wing wants to make sure you can vote.

    10/08/2018 5:15:39 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 15 replies
    Facebook.com ^ | 10/8/18 | Nowthiselection
    The cast of West Wing wants to make sure you can vote. Republicans want to make it way more difficult for people to vote — the cast of The West Wing needs your help to stop them
  • The Latest: Church council calls for Kavanaugh withdrawal

    10/03/2018 4:45:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 96 replies
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 3, 2018 | The Associated Press
    A massive coalition of U.S. Christian churches attended by 40 million people wants Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his Supreme Court nomination. The National Council of Churches says the conservative jurist has "disqualified himself." The group says in a statement that at last week's dramatic Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, he showed "extreme partisan bias," demonstrating he lacks the temperament to join the high court. The group says Kavanaugh told "outright falsehoods." And it is criticizing his judicial record on voting rights, health care and other issues on which the group has taken liberal-leaning positions. Kavanaugh is a Roman Catholic who has...
  • ICE investigators order 44 North Carolina counties to turn over voting records

    09/05/2018 7:23:32 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 59 replies
    ICE investigators are ordering elections officials in 44 North Carolina counties to turn over election documents dating back five years. An assistant U.S. Attorney issued subpoenas to the Boards of Elections in all 44 counties in the state's Federal Eastern District. RELATED: 19 foreign nationals charged with illegal voting in North Carolina The subpoenas were issued on behalf of the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency. The boards have until Sept. 25 to provide "any and all poll books, e-poll books, voting records, and/or voter authorization documents, and executed official ballots (including absentee official ballots)" that were submitted to,...
  • Why The Liberal Dilemma Leads To A Democratic Demise

    08/26/2018 9:36:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2018 | Kevin McCullough
    Remember this: When liberals do the right thing morally, they often injure themselves politically. They did this weekend. On Saturday, at their summer meeting, the Democratic National Committee voted to right a legitimate wrong. In doing so they will operate with greater moral rightness in their process. They may even attempt to right a past wrong. Simultaneously they will expose their biggest weakness—the truth about what America’s left-of-center party stands for. Let’s take these assertions one at a time. The new policy as adopted by the DNC on Saturday holds that on the first ballot of their nomination at the...
  • VANITY--Not Only Should There Be National Voter ID

    08/25/2018 10:58:09 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 16 replies
    Just a thought. Not only should there be national voter ID,
  • SEIU Rallies Supporters Against Kavanaugh Nomination

    08/13/2018 10:11:57 AM PDT · by detective · 18 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 12, 2018 | Bill McMorris
    One of the nation's most powerful labor unions is rallying supporters to oppose Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. On Friday, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) began circulating a petition online for its allies to send to their home state lawmakers. The union letter calls Kavanaugh a "narrow-minded extremist" and accuses the D.C. Circuit Court judge of undermining workers' rights and opposing abortion. "Kavanaugh is a narrow-minded extremist who will chip away at our rights in the workplace, the doctor's office and the ballot box," the letter says. "If Kavanaugh is confirmed he...
  • Dem lawmaker seeks to lower voting age to 16

    08/13/2018 12:34:24 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 113 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/13/18 | Aris Folley
    Rep. Grace Meng is sponsoring a resolution that would extend the right to vote to U.S. citizens 16 years of age or older. The New York Democrat’s resolution, introduced earlier this month, would repeal the 26th Amendment of the Constitution, which currently states the right to vote for citizens who are 18 years of age or older "shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State." If the resolution is passed, the amendment would instead say the right to vote for citizens who are 16 years of age or older "shall not be denied or...
  • Ann Coulter: REPEAL THE 26TH AMENDMENT! (Voting Age 10?)

    11/10/2010 3:43:08 PM PST · by Syncro · 62 replies
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | November 10, 2010 | Ann Coulter
    REPEAL THE 26TH AMENDMENT!November 10, 2010 Jimmy Carter was such an abominable president we got Ronald Reagan, tax cuts, a booming economy and the destruction of the Soviet Union. Two years of Bill Clinton and a Democratic Congress got us the first Republican Congress in half a century, followed by tax cuts, welfare reform and a booming economy –- all of which Clinton now claims credit for. Obama's disastrous presidency has already produced Republican senators from Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Illinois; New Jersey's wonder-governor Chris Christie; and the largest House majority for Republicans since 1946. We deserve more. Clinton only...
  • the 26th Amendment

    08/10/2009 6:43:31 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies · 750+ views
    Constitution of the United States, via FindLaw et al ^ | proposed March 23, 1971, certified July 7, 1971 | The Framers et al
    Section 1. : The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age. Section 2. : The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
  • THE RIGHT TO VOTE

    10/08/2008 10:40:21 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 14 replies · 580+ views
    NEALZ NUZE ^ | Wednesday, October 8, 2008 | NEAL BOORTZ
    Look, folks. Yesterday on the program I mentioned the fact that there is no Constitutional right to vote in a presidential election. There just isn't. But Webguy and Cristina forwarded me dozens of emails whining, "Boortz is wrong! I can't believe he wants to deny me my precious rights! There was no need for him to yell at callers!" If you missed it, then tune into the Information Overload Hour today for Boortz Re-Call. Your station doesn't carry the Information Overload Hour? That's a shame. Call them and tell them you want it. In the meantime, stream it online. Decide...
  • "thank a democrat"

    06/30/2008 8:48:08 PM PDT · by Mier · 56 replies · 211+ views
    I found this in my local paper on-line. They found it on the democrashield web site.(The local person wrote) http://democrashield.com/2008/01/07/thank-a-democrat/ :I think some people would be interested to learn this. For those of you who can't or won't go to the website, I cut and paste it. Hope you all enjoy. I was watching C-SPAN today when I heard something I couldn’t help but comment on.During an interview with the chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, a conservative African-American woman called in and stated “the Democrats have done nothing for me.” The problem here is that statement is completely...
  • New Mexicans to decide if 'idiots,' 'insane' have right to vote

    10/04/2002 7:05:11 PM PDT · by elkfersupper · 38 replies · 242+ views
    KKOB-TV ^ | 10/2/02 | KOB-TV Staff
    With less than five weeks until the general election, many New Mexicans may be surprised to learn that among the candidates, bond issues and constitutional amendments on this year's unusually long ballot, they will also be deciding whether to allow "idiots" and "insane persons" the right to vote. That's right. Idiots currently can not vote in New Mexico under Constitutional Amendment 7, Section 1. Proposed Amendment 2 on the November 5th ballot would change that. The amendment would alter the current wording on voter qualifications, which now reads, "except idiots, insane persons and persons convicted of a felonious or infamous...
  • Some Proposed Amendments(TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION)

    11/17/2002 4:26:11 PM PST · by paltz · 12 replies · 10+ views
    usconstitution.net ^ | 11/17/02 | U.S. Constitution Online
    The Constitution is a living and evolving document. One of the ways that the Constitution is changed is through the amendment process. It can be an arduous process, requiring agreement by many different segments of society and the government, and it does not always work out. But it is the only way to make a permanent change to the Constitution. Changes in interpretation are common as time progresses, but only by having actual text added can a change be called a part of the Constitution. In every session of Congress, dozens of Constitutional Amendments are proposed. Almost never do any...
  • Repeal 'em all

    12/07/2007 6:17:26 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies · 214+ views
    The Cranky Conservative ^ | October 4, 2007 | The Cranky Conservative
    Regular Guy Paul linked to an Ann Coulter column suggesting that if we took the vote away from women, we'd never have another Democratic president.  I'm almost tempted to sidetrack this post because I caught a hilarious comment in the comments section that rebutted the notion that fascism is a leftist ideology - it most definitely is - but that's for another day. I'm not even interested in Coulter's comments per se, considering they were mostly tongue-in-cheek, but something that Paul said caught my attention. Generally speaking, I would support repealing all the Constitutional amendments of the 20th century. So...
  • Yes, the Constitution and its amendments are outdated.

    10/09/2013 1:16:05 PM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 25 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 10/7/13 | Twitchy staff
    In Arkansas a class of sixth graders were asked to prune the Constitution and its amendments. Glenn Beck decried the notion of an outdated Constitution in his radio program. Like a true patriot he defended it, but he was wrong. The Constitution is outdated as are many of its amendments. Here are some amendments that need instant pruning or decapitation: The 16th amendment allowing the federal government to collect income tax. If that were abolished, so would Obamacare, according to Chief Justice John Roberts. The 17th amendment establishing the direct election of United States senators. The Founders were correct in...
  • Lower the Drinking Age for Everyone

    04/20/2011 9:04:12 AM PDT · by bassmaner · 92 replies · 1+ views
    National Review Online ^ | today | Michelle Minton
    Alaska state representative Bob Lynn (R., Anchorage) is asking the long overdue question: Why do we consider 18-year-olds old enough to join the military, to fight and die for our country, but not to have a drink with their friends before they ship out or while they’re home on leave? Lynn has introduced a bill that would allow anyone 18 years and older with a military ID to drink alcohol in Alaska. The bill is already facing strong opposition from self-styled public-health advocates. However, the data indicate that the 21-minimum drinking age has not only done zero good, it may...
  • Vanity: Pass a Constitutional Amendment!

    03/22/2010 6:49:38 PM PDT · by Irisshlass · 221 replies · 2,887+ views
    The Constitutional | March 22, 2009 | My Keyboard
    38 States have legislation drawn up, a couple States have already passed it to block the forced healthcare upon their states. It takes 38 states to pass a Constitutional Ammendment. And it seems that this is the key to stop these socialist communists from taking over our country once and for all.
  • Barack Obama LOST his citizenship by not registering for Selective Service

    09/13/2013 9:29:06 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 95 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/13/13 | George Spelvin
    The matador’s bright red cape and his agile moves to anger and tire the animal are the outstanding metaphor used by Attorney W. L. Albert. Moore, Jr., who is bringing an Amicus Curiae in support of lead appellant L. Dean Johnson in the request for an Alabama Supreme Court oral argument in yet another case dismissed by lower courts in the Barack Obama eligibility saga. Moore, no relation to Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, is a nationally certified fraud attorney who has a completely new angle on the American political nightmare that just will not die. Moore told CiR...